A sorting provocation. The first discussion asked children what they thought sorting was. As a lead up question children were asked what things we sort in our classroom. Here are some responses which supported their understanding and linkage to real life applications: sorting materials at construction, sorting in the Tenzies game, sorting the Russian Dolls, sorting our kind of writing (e.g. lists, books, cards, etc.), sorting markers, paint brushes, and books.

A sorting provocation. The first discussion asked children what they thought…

For the Love of First Grade: Sorting It Out!

Construction of Knowledge Thinking & Reasoning Goal 1 Children use their senses to construct knowledge about the world around them

Stone Towers | The Curious Kindergarten

Stone Towers

Close up of invitation to create Stone Towers - from The Curious Kindergarten. Think critically about rocks that are good for building.

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